People (October 01, 2003)

Avatar photo

Sheehan’s Truck Centre is pleased to announce the return of Voytek Spolitakiewicz as new and used sales rep. Spolitakiewicz has been working in the industry for nine years and has extensive experience as a Volvo Trucks salesperson. He will be dealing a lot with the Polish and European community that Sheehan’s serves, and will be handling retail truck sales primarily for O/Os and small fleets.

Team Truck Centres, located in London, Ont. is pleased to announce the recent appointments of Ray Weriecky and Ken Davidson to their new truck sales department, as part of an expansion plan. Weriecky will be specializing in highway tractors for Team, while Davidson will be responsible for Team’s vocational trucks sales.

Dana Corporation has announced the promotion of Steve Slesinski to director of product planning for the Commercial Vehicle Systems Division. Slesinski will be responsible for directing, developing, and deploying innovative product growth strategies in the development of components and systems that meet and exceed market expectations. Slesinski will report directly to Frank Sheehan, vice president of sales, marketing and product planning, Commercial Vehicle Systems. During Slesinski’s 25-year Dana career, he has progressed through numerous positions with increasing levels of responsibility. In his most recent position of senior product and program manager, he has been key to Dana’s successful recent launches of drive axles and wheel-end product lines. Dana’s Commercial Vehicle Systems Division designs, manufactures, and markets front-steer, rear-drive, trailer, and auxiliary axles; driveshafts; steering shafts; brakes; suspensions; and related systems, modules, and services for the commercial vehicle market. Major components and modules are marketed under the Spicer brand name.

Great Dane Trailers has named Keith Monroe as director, Platform Trailer Fleet Sales, for the company’s platform operations. In his new position, Monroe will handle all U.S. and Canadian platform fleet sales. Monroe has a background of more than 30 years experience in the trailer industry. Most recently, he served as vice president of fleet sales for Fontaine Trailers, where he was employed for 18 years. The trailer business runs in the family – Monroe’s father, Jim, worked for Lufkin for a number of years. n

Avatar photo

Truck News is Canada's leading trucking newspaper - news and information for trucking companies, owner/operators, truck drivers and logistics professionals working in the Canadian trucking industry.

Have your say

This is a moderated forum. Comments will no longer be published unless they are accompanied by a first and last name and a verifiable email address. (Today's Trucking will not publish or share the email address.) Profane language and content deemed to be libelous, racist, or threatening in nature will not be published under any circumstances.